Tag Archives: earbuds

Review: JBL/Roxy Reference 250 Headphones

JBL has always been a purveyor of fine audio, which makes total sense considering its parent company is Harmon Kardon. A few years back, I reviewed some Reference 220 earbud headphones, which were affordable and sounded great on the iPod. This time around, JBL has teamed up with Quiksilver’s surfin’ sister company Roxy on a line of headphones that are ...

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iRly?: Apple Earbud Owl

Excuse the pun, but do Apple fans really give a “hoot” about owls? Sure, I suppose this Earbud Owl, made using a Epilog Zing laser cutter, does resemble the uber-geeky “O RLY?” macro, but that’s about the furthest I can go with owl geekiness until I reach the point of obliviousness. Admittedly, this is a pretty neat idea. The owl’s ...

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Swarovski Crystal Earbuds

Calling all celebrities and women from Long Island! Need a new fashion accessory to truly put you ahead of the curve? Try these diamond-encrusted earbuds that go great with your trippy iPod or Discman. Yes, Discman. Regardless of my absurd comments, a bunch of Swarovski crystals glued to some headphones will really show the other ladies who means cougar business. ...

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500 XL: Earbud Speakers

You know you love those stock iPod headphones Apple offers, so why not kick it up a notch? Score a pair of the 500 XLs, a set of speakers designed to resemble iPod headphones, just 500 times larger than the original. It includes a power adapter and can also run on batteries if you want to drag them around with ...

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iPod Earbud earrings defeat the purpose

The iArtifact project is a design concept that is attempting to take on the extent of Apple fandom with a twist of the extreme. The iPod earbud earrings are kinda cool looking, but whats the point? Why not just buy your own pair of earbuds for a buck, cut them, and paint them silver? Also included in the iArtifcat project ...

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Wearable Speakers let us hear your favorite tunes

Just when we thought we had heard the last of Lindsay Lohan, we found these Wearable Speakers by Safesound Sports. The SSPS-1 do not have any connected earbuds. They are simply half-dollar shaped speakers that latch on to your shoulder. The SSPS-1 was made to help and control those damn “iPod Zombies” who walk around in an oblivious vegetable state, ...

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Tune Tether ranks up there with pocket protectors

The Tune Tether is an invention that will probably make you sad. Why? Because it’s an invention that you could have created by yourself. It solves a problem that nearly everyone has had one time or another. When you are listening to your music through headphones and someone wants to talk to you, although your first reaction might be to ...

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Bluetrek ST1 Bluetooth headphones add overly large exoskeleton

Wireless, specifically Bluetooth, headphones are starting to pick up momtentum, and for good reason. No one really wants to worry about that annoying wire that allows the person next to you to rip the headphones out if they want to talk to you. Maybe you should get rid of that per son sitting next to you instead. Either way, the ...

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